Christmas Eve Engagement

Hi everyone! Tonight, I have a very special guest blogger who is here to talk about her engagement and wedding planning so far! Please feel free to comment/message me and I will have her answer any questions you have for her!...more

Welcome, Sunshine!

Hi, I'm Diana. I'm a semi-newly engaged twenty year old....more

Fresh Ideas for Thoughtful Gifts...on my blog site

I am a stay-at-home momma who has a passion for gift giving. I turned that passion into a blog where I share my ideas for fabulous gifts that are handmade, homemade and store bought. I also chat away about momma life in my Gift of Gab category. If you need some ideas for gifts, take a peek at my site...you just might find the perfect one!http://makeitbakeitorbuyit.com/Aaryne M....more

Caribbean Mahi Mahi

If you don't like fish, you've got to try Mahi Mahi! It is so mild and grilled, it is fabulous....yes, tastes like chicken! lolLow Carb meal...try Cauliflower rice!Caribbean Mahi Mahi1 lb. Mahi Mahi (or other thicker white fish like Cod)2 tablespoons lime juiceSea salt1)Rinse and pat dry fish. Place in flat casserole dish. 2)Pour lime over fish and turn over to coat. Let marinate in refrigerator for 30 minute minimum...more

FACC spearheads Flores de Mayo celebration in Charlotte

Photo by Jeric Jarical PhotographySIXTEEN-year-old Sophia Escobal was crowned the Reyna Elena (Queen Elena) for this year's Flores de Mayo event here in Charlotte, North Carolina....more

My Mother's Day Wanderings...

 Happy Mother's Day to all the moms, grandmoms, and mother figures in any format!While reflecting on my own status as a mom over the last few weeks I had some fun thoughts that I wanted to share today. These are the silly wonderful things about being a mom.I would be too emotional sharing the sappy side of the wonderful life of being a mom!****************************************I am a Stay-At-Home Momma and it's THE best job that I have ever had....more

How to Send Mother’s Day Memories to Mom Across the Country

Eleven years ago, I got married one week before Mother’s Day. We boarded an airplane in Detroit, Michigan headed for our honeymoon in Antigua. We booked our return flight to New York, NY where we were to begin our lives. Our wedding date is May 3rd and the following Sunday was Mother’s Day....more

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

I went through several recipes for Lemon Crinkle Cookies from scratch (without cake mix). I’ve never made crinkle cookies before, so it was not easy to decide which recipe to try. In the end I decided to play it safe and try the award winning recipe from LDS Magazine. The winner of best cookie recipe was the Lemon Crinkle Cookie by Lauren Brennan from Lauren’s Latest. The cookies turned out fine, but if I make it again next time, I would add a little bit more baking powder (or baking soda) to get more crinkles....more

With a Pause in the Action....

Took advantage of our company and kept busy throwing a small birthday party for Jim and our brother-in-law on Sunday with our family at Undisclosed Deux.Today, however, is the actual day. My husband turns 60 today. It’s surreal....more